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Vermont Railroads Collection

Contains items related to Vermont’s railroads and their history from Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives' collections of rare books, historical photos, and ephemera.

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Railroad stations
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rutland railroad company
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vermont. railroad commissioner.
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vermont public service commission
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central vermont railway co.
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rutland & burlington railroad company
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rutland and burlington railroad company
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Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Washed out railroad bridge over the Otter Creek. Though labelled "Proctor, Vermont" this image appears to have been taken at Mead's Falls in Central Rutland, about 4 miles south of Proctor. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
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Topics: Railroad bridges, Proctor (Vt.), Postcards, Rutland (Vt.)
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger Railroad tracks along the Lamoille River, Vermont, with automobiles and a wagon drawn by two horses on the road next to the railroad tracks. Several homes and barns are in the distance. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
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Topics: Lamoille River (Vt.), Railroads, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Submerged railroad tracks in 1909 near the crossing that goes to Haverhill, New Hampshire from Newbury, Vermont. Several people are standing on a handcar on the tracks. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
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Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Bird's eye view of Proctor, Vermont, showing churches, homes, roads, a cemetery, railroad tracks, and a covered bridge over a river. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Proctor (Vt.), Aerial views, Postcards
Postmarked March 9, 1908. Mailed to Sarah Lusty, Shattuckvill, MA. Made in Germany Railroad station in Whitingham, Vermont, with locomotive and two cars. Horse-drawn carriage is in front of the station This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Whitingham, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad depot in West Townshend, Vermont, with tracks splitting, corn growing in backyard on the left and piles of lumber on the right. A home and two other buildings are included in the picture. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, West Townshend, Postcards
Central Vermont Railway wreck on May 14, 1912 with W & LE freight car #21364 on top of the wreck of another freight car. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Washed out railroad bridge above Wells River, Vermont, Flood of 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Postcards
24 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Burlington (Vt.)
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Damaged railroad tracks and washed out railroad bridge in Passumpsic, Vermont, in flood of Nov. 4, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Passumpsic (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Postcards
Washed out railroad bridge in Center Rutland during flood of Nov. 4, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Flood, 1927, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad station in Bellows Falls, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Bellows Falls, Postcards
Railroad station in Williamstown, Vermont, with Central Vermont locomotive #56 and a passenger car to the right. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Williamstown, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Rutland Railroad train wreck outside of Bennington, Vermont, on September 7, 1912. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Bennington (Vt.), Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger A train carrying gravel collided with a train carrying gasoline, near West Dover, Vermont, November 8, 1926. One locomotive is resting on top of a tank car. Wreckage of other railroad cars is visible. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, West Dover, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad station in Hardwick, Vermont, with several people on the platform and freight cars on the tracks. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Hardwick (Vt.), Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Twisted railroad bridge with wrecked locomotive on its side and a heavy duty crane in the background. A crowd of onlookers stands nearby. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Montpelier (Vt.), Postcards
Postmarked Sept. 20, 1931. Mailed from Athol, Massachusetts, to Mrs. Alfred W. Race, in Monson, Maine. View from Sand Hill of town with water tower, residences, factories, railroad tracks, cars and bridge, and hill behind, Bethel, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Bethel (Vt.), Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Mailed from Island Pond, Vermont, to Mr. L.D. Fogg, Gorham, New Hampshire, August 6, 1907. Railroad station at Island Pond, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Island Pond, Postcards
Covered bridge the Connecticut River near Barnet, Vermont, with railroad tracks on left side. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Covered bridges, Barnet, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Bridge over the White River in Gaysville, Vermont, leads to railroad station on the right. Signs on the bridge warn "100 ft to railroad crossing". Several buildings can be seen further down the road. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Bridges, Gaysville, Postcards
Railroad yards with a string of railroad cars and coal tower are under water in Brattleboro, Vermont, during the flood of November 5, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Floods, Brattleboro, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Postmarked Ludlow, Oct 20, 1922 and sent to A. P. Lawrence, Box 77, Clintonville, N. Y. View of many homes in Ludlow, Vermont, with two sets of railroad tracks on higher ground in the foreground This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Ludlow (Vt.), Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Railroad tracks and cut stone tunnel and wooden pedestrian stairs to road in Newbury, Vermont
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Newbury
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Train station at Bethel, Vermont, with store fronts and buildings in the background
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Bethel
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Cut stone railroad tunnel in Newbury, Vermont, with wooden pedestrian stairs up to the road above.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Newbury
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Montpelier and Barre Railroad locomotive 19 at Morrisville, Vermont, shops
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Barre and Montpelier Railroad
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Central Vermont Railway wreck on May 14, 1912 with W & LE freight car #21364 on top of the wreck of another freight car.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Central Vermont Railway Co.
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Canadian National Railway Station in Island Pond, Vermont, with commercial buildings in background
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Island Pond
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 75 with several freight cars attached
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
8 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland Railroad, Central Vermont Railroad
9 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland Railroad, Annual reports
15 pages. Includes details of expenses, statistics, etc. This is a digital version of the original printed edition in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Western Vermont Railroad
Thirty second annual report of the directors of the Rutland Railroad Company to the stockholders, for 1899, with details of the expenses, statistics, etc. This is a digital version of the original printed edition in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland Railroad, Railroads
View of Richford, Vermont, with homes and commercial structures in the foreground and railroad cars and hills in the distance. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Richford (Vt.), Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Birds-eye view of the mills of the Vermont Marble Company in Proctor, Vermont, with hills in the background and railroad tracks in the left foreground. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Vermont Marble Company, Aerial views, Postcards
Printed in Germany Washed out railroad bridge in Center Rutland, Vermont, during the devastating flood of November 4, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Center Rutland (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad station in Brattleboro, Vermont, with passenger cars and a combo car at the station and horses and carriage in the foreground This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Brattleboro, Postcards
Exterior view of the Woodbury Granite Co. buildings in Bethel, Vermont, with railroad tracks in the foreground and wooded hills in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Bethel (Vt.), Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 65 at roundhouse.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Rutland Railroad caboose 36, "Route of the Whippet" at Caboose Corner in Bellows Falls, Vermont.
Topics: Cabooses (Railroads), Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Railroad tracks along Joe's Pond in West Danville, Vermont, with automobiles and a wagon drawn by two horses on the road next to the railroad tracks. Several homes and barns are in the distance.
Topics: West Danville (Vt.), Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in St. Albans, Vermont, with two steam locomotives and a passenger car in front
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Saint Albans
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Rutland Railroad train wreck outside of Bennington, Vermont, on September 7, 1912. Both engines were wrecked and two passenger were killed.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Bennington
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Proctor, Vermont, with large American flag flying outside and railroad cars on the tracks in the background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Proctor
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station in Burlington, Vermont, with trolley car and horse-drawn carriages in front
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Burlington
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Central Vermont Railway steam locomotive #213 and baggage car and passenger cars
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Railroads
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Train wreck at Williams River on March 14, 1920 near Bellows Falls, Vermont.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Bellows Falls
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad tracks and washed out roadbed along the Connecticut River at Wells River, Vermont, with the top of the railroad station showing in the right background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Wells River, Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
24 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland Railroad, Annual reports
48 pages. "A descriptive guidebook to the railway route between Boston and Burlington, via Lowell and Concord; to which are added the routes to Wells River and Lake Winnipiseogee and a guide to the White Mountains with accurate maps of the country through which the Boston and Lowell, Nashua and Lowell, Concord, Northern, Vermont Central, Connecticut and Passumpsic Rivers, and Boston, Concord and Montreal railways are constructed, showing the entire route of each road."
Topics: Railroads, Maps, Guidebooks
15 pages + map. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Lebanon Springs Railroad
15 pages. Includes details of expenses, statistics, etc. This is a digital version of the original printed edition in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland Railroad
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad station, signs on barn "Cluett & Sons pianos", "C.N. Holbrook Coal Yards", Brandon, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Brandon (Vt.), Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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16 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Western Vermont Railroad, Railroads, Incorporation
Vermont Railroads Collection
- Central Vermont Railway Co.
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16 leaves of black and white illustrations with captions to promote tourism to Vermont on the Central Vermont Railroad. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads, Tourism, Vermont
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck along the Winooski River, Vermont, near Montpelier, due to Flood of 1927. Derailed passenger car and overturned car This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, West Berlin, Postcards
Spectators are standing around the scene of a train wreck in Hardwick, Vermont, on April 10, 1907, with a locomotive and passenger car on their sides and another passenger car derailed but still upright. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Hardwick (Vt.), Postcards
109 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topic: Railroads
Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 232 is belching smoke and steam in front of the railroad station at St. Alban's, Vermont, as two men stand on the adjacent sidewalk. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Saint Albans, Postcards
A man is standing on a flatbed railroad car, under a large block of marble suspended from a big crane that is in the midst of large blocks of marble that are piled quite high. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Marble industry and trade, West Rutland (Vt.), Postcards
Railroad bridge over the Black River in Ludlow, Vermont, with steam locomotive on bridge This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Ludlow, Postcards
Large piles of cut marble slabs with railroad tracks running down the middle and cutting mills in the background. There are derrick cranes in the distance on the left and a church on top of a hill in the distance in the center. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Marble industry and trade, West Rutland (Vt.), Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 45 with tender with a boxcar and combination car at the Alburg railroad station. There is a baggage cart on the platform and a Central Vermont car on tracks on the other side of the station. The train is west bound and will soon be on the trestle to Rouses Point, New York. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck on October 8, 1910 near Northfield, Vermont, showing Central Vermont locomotive and a Boston & Maine freight car #772 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Northfield, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Derailed passenger cars partly submerged in the Winooski River at West Berlin, near Montpelier, Vermont. Accident caused by the Flood of 1927. Heavy duty railroad crane and locomotive with railroad cars are in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, West Berlin, Postcards
119 pages.  Railroad Annual Report Form A (Class I Line-haul and Switching and Terminal Companies). Includes details of expenses, statistics, etc. This is a digital version of the original printed edition in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland Railroad, Railroads
22 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Railroads
Train wreckage on hill in Bellows Falls, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Bellows Falls, Postcards
Railroad bridge over the Otter Creek, with buildings on shore at right, Middlebury, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Middlebury (Vt.), Postcards
299 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
Vermont Railroads Collection
- Vermont Central Railroad Company
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55 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Central Vermont Railroad, Annual reports
132 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Annual reports
163 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Annual reports
8 pages. Includes map. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College
Topics: Railroads, Western Vermont Railroad